2018 Chelmsford to Heybridge
The Blackwater & Chelmer Navigation, distance 14 miles
30th September 2018
Join Steve Kemp and other Centurions for an easy canal side walk along the Blackwater & Chelmer navigation from Chelmsford, the county town of Essex, to the coast at Heybridge.
10am Springfield Basin , Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YQ. Car parking available nearby. 20 min walk or possible pick-up from rail station. Contact Steve if you require a pick up.
The walk passes through lovely countryside and pretty locks, with a lunch stop midway at Paper Mill Lock. Refreshment and toilet facilities available.
The walk finishes at Heybridge, where the Tiptree tea room apparently serves a nice Cream Tea. (Toilet facilities available). Expected finishing time 3-4pm.
From Heybridge public transport or cars will bring the group back to Chelmsford. The option exist to do half the route.
Steve Kemp 07860617899 / email prior to the walk if pick-up from the rail station is required and to confirm numbers so that return transport can be arranged. Also if you wish to walk just part of the route.